Buy Textbooks  |  Rent Textbooks  |  Sell Textbooks  |  eTextbooks
Help  |  Questions? 1-877-292-6442
Hello, Sign In
Your Account
0

Beef : The Untold Story of How Milk, Meat, and Muscle Shaped the World - 09 edition

Beef : The Untold Story of How Milk, Meat, and Muscle Shaped the World (ISBN10: 006135385X; ISBN13: 9780061353857)
ISBN13: 978-0061353857
ISBN10: 006135385X

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0061353840
ISBN10: 0061353841

Summary: The cow. Central to human existence since time began, cows have served as a source of food, a means of labor, an economic resource, an inspiration for art, and even as a religious icon-many cultures worshipped the cow as a god.Beef is the captivating history of an animal whose relationship with humanity has shaped the world as we know it. Peppered with lively anecdotes and culinary tidbits, this engaging panoramic view of the cow's long and colorful history spans the globe-from ancie ...show morent Mediterranean bullfighting rings to the rugged grazing grounds of eighteenth-century England, from the quiet farms of Japan's Kobe beef cows to crowded American stockyards and the remote villages in East Africa that are home to the Masai, to whom cattle mean everything. Leaving no stone unturned, Beef is not only a compelling story but a necessary call to arms, offering practical solutions for confronting the sad current condition of the wasteful and destructive beef and dairy industries.You will never look at steak the same way again. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 09
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Harpercollins College Division
Published: 10/13/2009
International: No



List Price: $14.99
Used $5.85
Used
Save $9.14 (61%)
  • FREE shipping over $25
  • In stock
  • 30-day returns
Condition:
Order this book in the next 17 hours and 26 minutes and it ships by Noon CT tomorrow!
New  Currently Sold Out
Rental $9.99
Due back 12/19/2014
Marketplace sellers starting at $1.99

31 more offers below.

The Marketplace on Textbooks.com
Additional Sellers for Beef : The Untold Story of How Milk, Meat, and Muscle Shaped the World
Just for you, we curate a growing list of independent booksellers, giving you even MORE choices when shopping for your textbooks.
Keep in mind: Marketplace orders do NOT qualify for free shipping. More about the MarketplaceMore about the Marketplace

Filter by:   All (31)  |  New (14)  |  Like New (5)  |  Very Good (8)  |  Good (4)

Price
 
Condition
Seller
Comments
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
Big River Books
Powder Springs, GA
Seller Rating: 4.63
Good Cover and pages may have some wear or writing. Binding is tight. We ship daily Monday-Friday!
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
Blue Cloud Books
Phoenix, AZ
Seller Rating: 4.54
This book has a light amount of wear to the pages, cover and binding. Blue Cloud Books ??? Hot deals from the land of the sun.
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
Better World Books
Mishawaka, IN
Seller Rating: 4.63
Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. 100% Money Back Guarantee. Shipped to over one million happy customers. Your purchase benefits world literacy!
$12.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
SUPER BOOKS
Fort Mill, SC
Seller Rating: 3.77
Buy with Confidence. Excellent Customer Support. We ship from multiple US locations. No CD, DVD or Access Code Included.
Page:   1  
Close
Close
Close